August 19, 1923|
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
|Died||April 9, 2003
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Employer||The Buffalo News|
|Awards||Elmer Ferguson Memorial Award (1997)|
Ken McKenzie (August 19, 1923 – April 9, 2003) was a journalist, and the co-founder (with Will Côté) and longtime president and founding publisher of The Hockey News magazine. McKenzie was honoured in 1997 as a recipient of the Elmer Ferguson Memorial Award. McKenzie is also an “Honoured Member” of the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame. He died of colon cancer in 2003.
McKenzie was honored by three different ice hockey leagues, each with trophies bearing his name.
- Ken McKenzie Award – American Hockey League
- Ken McKenzie Trophy – Central Hockey League (1963-84) & Central Hockey League (1992-2014).
- Ken McKenzie Trophy (IHL) – International Hockey League (1945-2001)
- Golf Association of Ontario. "The Estate of Ken McKenzie Donates $75,000 to GAO Scholarship Fund". Retrieved 2007-11-29.
- American Hockey League. "Ken McKenzie Award". Retrieved 2007-11-29.
- Hockey Hall of Fame. "Elmer Ferguson Memorial Award winners". Retrieved 2007-11-29.
- Hockey News co-founder McKenzie dead at 79: [Final Edition] The Vancouver Sun [Vancouver, B.C] 11 Apr 2003: G6.
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